Colorado Springs park orders up lawn service from herd of goats


The oldest community garden in the Pikes Peak region has a herd of noxious-weed-eating goats to thank. For 17 years, at the end of the growing season, Wyoming-based herder Lani Malmberg has trucked in between 500...

Get out the rake; piles of leaves can house trouble

By: Stephanie Earls

For a few glorious days, they played a starring role on our hills and in our hearts, but then they faded and fell and no longer were the leaves we'd peeped but a graying and moldering organic carpet choking our...

For three 102-year-olds at Colorado Springs senior campus, history is the stuff of memory


The year 1913 saw the birth of parcel post, personal income tax and zippers - and Beatrice Risinger, Alice Smart and Claribel Conway.

The three residents of a senior living campus in Colorado Springs were...

Boulder avant-garde filmmaker's 'American Falls' immerses viewers in ever-changing history


Opening reception and artist talk, 4:30 p.m. Friday, I.D.E.A. Space in the Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center at Colorado College, 825. N. Cascade Ave.; free;,...

Snow fans line up for first tracks on opening day at Loveland, A-Basin

By: stephanie earls

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY - Pull those passes out of the freezer, Colorado snow fans: Your prayers worked.

Lifts at Loveland Ski Area began turning a few minutes before 9 a.m. Thursday, whisking up eager skiers and...

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo asks public for help finding missing bird


Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is seeking the community's help locating a cattle egret that escaped its exhibit during high winds Tuesday night.

The foot-tall bird resembles a small heron and is mostly white with...

Ormao Dance Company marks 25 years with fall concert


7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Louisa Theater at the Colorado Springs School, 21 Broadmoor Ave.; $25, $15 seniors, students, children under 12;, 471-9759.

When she moved to...

Coloring for spiritual contemplation is aim of new book by Colorado Springs publisher

By: Stephanie Earls

Carving out quiet time and space for contemplation can require an act of defiance in a modern world.

"We're trained to jump from topic to topic to topic and thing to thing. How often in our culture do we...